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Top 25 best 'based on true story'-movies

Based on MovieMeter ratings, these are the 25 best 'based on true story'-movies

This is a list of the best 25 'based on true story'-movies and highly rated on MovieMeter.

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Top 25 best 'based on true story'-movies

1
Schindler's List

Schindler's List (1993)

War, Drama
195 minutes
3
2
Goodfellas

Goodfellas (1990)

Alternative title: GoodFellas
Crime, Drama
146 minutes
3
3
Intouchables

Intouchables (2011)

Alternative title: The Intouchables
Comedy, Drama
112 minutes
3
4
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

War, Drama
169 minutes
3
5
Into the Wild

Into the Wild (2007)

Biography, Drama
148 minutes
3
6
So-won

So-won (2013)

Alternative title: Hope
Drama
122 minutes
4,02(66)
3
7
Braveheart

Braveheart (1995)

War, History
177 minutes
3
8
Donnie Brasco

Donnie Brasco (1997)

Crime, Drama
127 minutes
3
9
Nankyoku Monogatari

Nankyoku Monogatari (1983)

Alternative title: Antarctica
Drama, Adventure
143 minutes
3,91(49)
10
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
3,90(178)
3
11
Do-ga-ni

Do-ga-ni (2011)

Alternative title: The Crucible
Drama
125 minutes
3,90(34)
12
The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Biography, Comedy
180 minutes
3
13
Ser du Månen, Daniel

Ser du Månen, Daniel (2019)

Alternative title: Daniel
Drama
138 minutes
3,87(91)
14
Lion

Lion (2016)

Alternative title: A Long Way Home
Biography, Drama
118 minutes
3
15
Changeling

Changeling (2008)

Mystery, Crime
142 minutes
3
16
Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Alternative title: Lawrence van Arabië
Adventure, Biography
210 minutes
3
17
Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Crime, Drama
128 minutes
3
18
Lilja 4-ever

Lilja 4-ever (2002)

Alternative title: Lilya 4-ever
Drama
109 minutes
3
19
Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert (1980)

Alternative title: Omar Mukhtar: Lion of the Desert
Biography, Drama
173 minutes
3,83(154)
3
20
Samurai

Samurai (1965)

Alternative title: Samurai Assassin
Action, Drama
123 minutes
3,83(33)
21
The Revenant

The Revenant (2015)

Western, Action
156 minutes
3
22
The Straight Story

The Straight Story (1999)

Drama, Roadmovie
112 minutes
2
23
L'Instinct de Mort

L'Instinct de Mort (2008)

Alternative title: Public Enemy Number One (Part 1)
Crime, Drama
113 minutes
3
24
Titanic

Titanic (1997)

Romance, Drama
195 minutes
3
25
The Longest Day

The Longest Day (1962)

War
180 minutes
2